Seagate preps hard-disk encryption technology

Tuesday, 21 June 2005, 11:38 AM EST

Next year Seagate will start shipping a security technology for some of its hard-disk drives that will make life more difficult for notebook PC thieves to read stolen data.

The technology, called Hardware-Based Full Disc Encryption (FDE), automatically encrypts all the data written to the drive, according to Mark Pastor, strategic marketing senior director at Seagate.

By Paul Kallender at Macworld.

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